Challenges to Admitting Residents: Perspectives from Rural Nursing Home Administrators and Staff

Publication Date: March 26th, 2021
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Henning-Smith C, Cross D, and Rahman A

Rural nursing homes face unique challenges admitting medically-complex patients and meeting their needs throughout their stay. Using a survey of nursing home administrators located in rural counties across the U.S. (n = 209), this study assessed perceptions of difficulty rural nursing homes encounter in admitting and serving individuals with dementia, obesity, mental and behavioral health conditions, and medically complex conditions. 

Published in: INQUIRY

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